Lisa Smith is the Performing Nurse – the philosopher fool straight out of hospital coming to Parramatta in the Anywhere Festival on May 14-15. Lisa is a multi-talented comedy performer who really is a nurse and a midwife. In her one-woman...
It's clear that the federal Government's Productivity Commission inquiry could deliver cuts to penalty rates and the return of unfair individual contracts. Not to mention this Government's attempts to erode Medicare, deregulate university fees - which would lead to $100,000 degrees...
Evdokia Katahanas’ hilariously close-to-the-bone comedy THE PLOT opens on Valentine’s Day (14 Feb) at the Mantouridion Theatre in Marrickville, Sydney, and is set to win hearts and minds … while ruffling quite a few feathers! When aged care facility resident...
Registered Nurse Zuleika Khan is bringing her one-woman comedy show, TRIAGE! A Nursing Cabaret, to the Imperial Hotel in Erskineville with the Sydney Fringe Festival on Sunday September 14 at 6pm, Wednesday September 17 at 7pm and Thursday September 18 at 6pm....
Today's guest post is by Rebecca Roseby, an Enrolled Nurse who tells the proud history of the Enrolled Nurse Professional Association of NSW. The 2013 Enrolled Nurse state conference, held in Sydney in September 2013, marked 20 years since the...
Medicare turned 30 last weekend - but will it make it to its 31st birthday unscathed? Today on Nurse Uncut we have a short video of a babies' Medicare birthday celebration and news of a rally on 15 February...
Today's writer is an RN and Credentialed Mental Health Nurse at the Children's Hospital at Westmead. This is her personal account of the bushfire in the Springwood/Winmalee area on October 17, 2013.   My morning started with a walk in Linksview Road - a...
Today's guest writer is Sarah Coconis. Sarah is a CNS in mental health working for the Inner City Health Program (ICHP) in Sydney's Darlinghurst. Sarah writes about a unique mandala-making activity hosted by the ICHP on Blue Knot Day  in...

Student movie night

Today Myf Pennels, final year student nurse and membership officer with the NSWNMA,  tells of a recent movie night for nursing and midwifery students at Sydney University. A successful student movie night was recently held by NSWNMA in conjunction with...
The federal election has finally been called for 7 September. Lots of issues and interest groups will be competing for your attention - but of crucial importance to us as nurses and also healthcare users (which includes all of...